Where can you eat prime rib, order a milkshake, learn to make chocolate truffles, build your own sundae, decorate a gingerbread house, have an omelet made-to-order, survive the Chili Challenge, and win fantastic prizes? Look no further than your closest Virginia Tech dining center.

In addition to the best food in Blacksburg, there is always something fun and exciting happening. Our staff members provide first-rate special events throughout the semester. Watch for information posted in the residence halls or view the special events calendar.

Wednesday, September 

  • Split the Difference
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • 5:00–7:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 25

  • Homecoming All-Star Brunch
    • Dietrick Hall
    • Time TBD.

Saturday, October 1

  • Family Weekend Special Event
    • Kentland Farm
    • Time 5:30-9:30pm
    • Price TBD
    • Must register in advance

Monday, October 9 - Thursday, October 12

  • Chili Challenge at D2
    • Dietrick Hall
    • 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
    • Door Price

Friday, October 20

  • International Cafe Hour 
  • In partnership with Cranwell International Center
    • Deet's Place at Dietrick Hall
    • 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
    • Free to all dining plan holders

Wednesday, October 25

  • Customer Appreciation Meal
  • Fall Festival
  • Outside on Dietrick lawn and     inside D2 at Dietrick Hall
  •     4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
  •     $16.95 Cash, $5.65 FLEX

Tuesday, November 2

  • Chef Series I - Turner Place Chefs
    • Turner Place at Lavery Hall
    • 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
    • Price TBD

Tuesday, November 7

  • Election Day Sundaes
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
    • Door Price

Wednesday, November 15

  • Thanksgiving Feast
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall & Owens Food Court
    • D2 - 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
    • Owens - 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
    • $16.95 Cash, $5.65 FLEX

Wednesday, November 29

  • Chef Series II - Gingerbread Houses
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
    • Free with dinner purchase
    • *Must sign-up in advance at D2

Tuesday, December 5

  • Holiday Meal
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
    • $16.95 Cash, $5.65 FLEX

Thursday, December 14

  • Late Night Breakfast
    • Owens Food Court
    • 10:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
    • Price $8.25 Cash, $4.12 FLEX  

Monday, December 18

  • Brain Freeze "Ice Cream Social"
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm
    • Free

Wednesday, January 24

  • Favorites Meal
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • 5:00–7:00 p.m.

Friday, January 26

  • International Cafe Hour: Spain
  • In partnership with Cranwell International Center
    • Deet's Place at Dietrick Hall
    • 4:00–5:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 4

  • Super Bowl Brunch
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • 9:30 am – 6:30 p.m.

Monday, February 12

  • Chef Series IV -  Valentine's Chocolates
    • Location TBD
    • 5:30–7:00 p.m.
    • Price: $8.50 Cash, $4.25 Flex
  • Register HERE

Tuesday, February 20

  • Plate Envy: Customer Appreciation Meal
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • 4:30–7:00 p.m.
    • Price: $18.95 Cash, $6.55 Flex

Friday, February 23

  • International Cafe Hour: Pakistan
  • In partnership with Cranwell International Center
    • Deet's Place at Dietrick Hall
    • 4:00–5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 27

  • Chef Series III -  Bowls
    • Owens Food Court
    • 5:30–7:00 p.m.
    • Price: $8.50 Cash, $4.25 Flex

Wednesday, March 21

  • Chef Series VI - Women Chef Series
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Friday, March 23

  • International Cafe Hour: Indonesia 
    • Deet's Place at Dietrick Hall
    • 4:00–5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 4

  • Chocolate Day
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • 5:00–7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 18

  • Brownie Bash Night
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • 5:00-7:00 p.m.
    • Door Price

Sunday, April 22

  • Hokie Family edition of Chopped
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • Time TBD

Thursday, May 3

  • Midnight Breakfast
    • Owens Food Court at Owens Hall
    • 11:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 6

  • Food Truck Breakfast
    • The Grillfield and Periodic Table
    • Time TBD

Monday, May 8

  • Brain Freeze II
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • 9:00-11:00 p.m.
    • Price: FREE to all dining plan holders, $5.95 cash

Friday, May 11

  • Commencement Breakfast
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • Time: TBD
    • Price: FREE for graduating students with a dining plan, $13.95 Cash, half price for ages 6-12, and ages 5 and under FREE
  • Commencement Brunch
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • Time: TBD
    • Price: FREE for graduating students with a dining plan, $15.50 Cash, half price for ages 6-12, and ages 5 and under FREE
  • Commencement Dinner
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • Time: TBD
    • Price: FREE for graduating students with a dining plan, $24.95 Cash, half price for ages 6-12, and ages 5 and under FREE

Saturday, May 12

  • Commencement Breakfast
    • D2 at Dietrick Hall
    • Time: TBD
    • Price: FREE for graduating students with a dining plan, $13.95 Cash, half price for ages 6-12, and ages 5 and under FREE

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Blacksburg, VA 24061
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